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  1. Mastrmindz

    RTF Flip 1.5 Tail Not Moving on My Tricopter

    Hey everyone. I just got the Flip 1.5 board from RTF quads. I got it for my tricopter rotorbones and ordered it flashed for a tricopter. I have it hooked up, the motors work; but the tail servo does not move when I give rudder. When I initially turn on the tricopter, the tail servo moves...
  2. H

    Quick Tip: adjusting servo arms mounted inside the wing.

    If you ever need to adjust the servo arms on any of the ft swappable a where the servo arms are mounted inside the wing, just take the correct size screwdriver and make a small diagonal passage approximately 1 inch out from the servo arm. (See image)
  3. jsut210

    Servo Suggestions For SPAD Stick

    Hello, I am just not starting to get the parts in order for my next build. I'm planning to use a Ryobi 31cc engine that I've converted and throw it on this: http://www.spadtothebone.org/PDF/Ultra%20Spad%20Stick.pdf . My question is about the servos that I should use. At first I was looking...
  4. B

    Tricopter rear servo partial unresponsive. KK2.1 board

    Hello everyone, I am new to the RC hobby and decided to start with a tricopter. So far I have run into 2 issues. 1. I bought a potentially over kill receiver (AR12020) , and the kk2.1 does not seem to be able to read anything outputs. The only thing I could think of was the it may have a too...
  5. P

    Ferrite rings for better video with FPV ?

    Do Ferrite rings really help with better video signals for FPV? Should they also be used with all the servo wires for a generally better flight?
  6. A

    EPP FPV Build New problem...Motor starts up when giving right Aileron input

    Hi All, I have one problem and one query I hope someone can help me with to finally get this bird into the skies. Problem: When giving right Aileron input my motor starts spinning, not fast, I'd say about 5% power. Is this a TX issue? I'm using the Turnigy 9x with the 8 channel rx, a...
  7. jsut210

    Megapirate NG 3.0.1 / APM Tricopter Yaw Issues

    Has anyone been able to set a max or min limit on the servo for a tricopter when using APM or Megapirate? When I push full right on the servo it gets stopped at it's endpoint and draws a ton of current. Would setting the limits on the radio fix this?
  8. I

    Naza-M as a 2-axis gimbal control?

    Hi guys! First of all, sorry for my english, i'm really trying to learn it. So, i whant to build a 2-axis gimbal for GoPro3 on servos. Naza M will be a control for it. Gimbal kind'a like that:http://www.rcdude.com/servlet/the-2514/QUADframe-GoPro-2-dsh-Axis-Gimbal/Detail But, my buddy said that...
  9. sconner

    Cheap Server Extension Source

    So I was hunting around my workshop looking for wire to do a servo extension and I saw some Male-to-female jumpers I purchased for my electronics hobby. They work perfect! I have purchased these and they were shipped promptly and cheaply...
  10. A

    Newbie servo lessons

    Being a newbie to this hobby, I've recently learnt a few things about servos that other newbies might find useful. 1. The servos bits come with 2 different size screws. Use the right one. [I had a servo work for a few seconds, then judder and then burn out because I used the longer screw...
  11. C

    Options for metal digital servos for the pivot motor mount on Bat Bone Tricopter

    I am looking at servos and the one recommended is of course out of stock on hobby king as usual. I found this http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__9816__Hitec_HS_65MG_Micro_Metal_Gear_Servo_1_8kg_12g_0_14sec.html?gclid=CNidhdLzorkCFQyZ4Aod80UAWw is available at a local hobby shop and...
  12. J

    Bat bone, KK2, tail servo issue

    Got a bat bone and KK2 board. Motors power up just fin. Tail servo does not move connected to output #4 on KK2. Yaw controls shows working in "receiver test" on KK2 board. Connecting servo directly to receiver works fine. Any ideas? Thanks, JD
  13. B

    Old servo as a DC speed controller?

    I'm looking into making an ultra small ultra light fully controllable indoor scratch build plane. I've been playing with 3gram servos, I've stripped the servo apart and centred the pot so now I have a rc motor that runs forward and back at a controllable speed. Only problem is its not got the...
  14. S

    How to select the right servos for the job

    I am relatively new to this hobby and im enjoying the heck out of it! I have found that there is a TON of stuff to learn but i cant seem to be able to find any good advice on servo selection ie: Brand selection proper size metal vs carbon vs plastic gears digital vs analog etc. Anyone around...
  15. R

    Best Servos For Use in EOT Models Rare Bear

    Hello Flitetesters, My son and I are finally building the EOT Model Rare Bear he got for an Xmas present. I am trying to decide which servos to use in the plane and would like your advice. We have the Hextronic 9 Gram econo servos or a set of Spektrum DS821 Digital servos at hand and ready to...